Museum Antiquity 1882 Tombs Egypt Bible Catacombs Pompeii Occult Mythology Hindu For SaleMuseum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3000 Years Ago,Illustrated. New York: Standard Publishing, 1882. Gorgeous Victorian binding embellished with black and gilt designs to covers and spine, beveled edges. Marbled page edges. Light wear to extremities, pages clean, hinges lightly webbed and split, pages bound tight with a few bookplates in front with inscriptions, as shown. Complete, 944 pp. Steel-engraved frntsp., 6 steel-engraved plates, as well as nearly 100 woodcut text engravings & plates. First edition of this lavishly illustrated work exploring the archaeological discoveries of Troy, Nineveh, Babylon, Pompeii, and Egyptian tombs. Chapters include: Pompeii; Amusements; Domestic Life; Domestic Utensils; Employment; Troy; Nineveh and Babylon; Religion or Mythology; Fine Arts; Literature; Tombs and Catacombs; and Truth of the Bible. Heavy book. Good luck! Measures 9.5" x 7.5'' x 3''.
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